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Understanding the Complexities of Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening for Pregnant Women

As the use of non-invasive prenatal screening (NIPS) grows, there has been concern within the medical community that a poor understanding of this technique among clinicians and patients could negatively impact pregnancies. A review published today...
2-Nov-2017 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC Calls on CMS to Protect Patient Access to Essential Medical Tests

Today, AACC sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to the agency’s proposed 2018 rates for clinical test reimbursement under the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA). In its statement, AACC expresses...
23-Oct-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC Elects New Leaders to Serve in 2018

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that Carmen L. Wiley, PhD, DABCC, FACB, has been elected to serve on the AACC Board of Directors as...
13-Oct-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Briefing: Reducing Medical Costs and Improving Patient Outcomes Through Laboratory Testing

By enabling early disease detection and personalized treatment, laboratory tests can save lives as well as billions in medical costs each year. Join AACC and leading experts in laboratory medicine for a discussion of how clinical tests can be...
29-Sep-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Record-breaking 21,300 Attendees Came to the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting for Its Pioneering Research on CRISPR, Mobile Diagnostics, and Public Health Issues

Attendance at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo reached a record high at this year’s conference in San Diego. Held from July 30-August 3, the meeting featured groundbreaking advances in diagnostic research and technology...
3-Aug-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bio-Rad Launches Recombinant Luteinizing Hormone, Expanding Its Critical Raw Materials Portfolio

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, announces the launch of recombinant Luteinizing Hormone (LH), which expands the company’s Critical Raw Material offerings.
2-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research That Could Significantly Improve Treatment for Autism Unveiled at 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

A team of researchers has demonstrated that children with autism spectrum disorder have a unique composition of gut bacteria and urinary metabolites compared with unaffected children. The research, revealed today at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific...
30-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Innovative Methods Could Help to Predict Flu Outbreaks and Prevent the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

Researchers have discovered new methods that could improve treatment for infectious diseases by enabling earlier detection of influenza outbreaks and curtailing inappropriate antibiotic usage. The findings were presented today at the 69th AACC...
30-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Frontiers in Genomic Engineering, Oncofertility, Public Health, and the Digital Health Revolution to Be Explored at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

At the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo—the premier global conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine—visionaries in the field will illuminate the pioneering research and technology paving the way for better clinical...
30-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT

Exact Replication of Cancer Studies May Speed Development of Improved Cancer Drugs

In response to rising concern that many published scientific results may be false, the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology set out to replicate findings from the 50 most cited cancer studies from 2010–2012. A perspective in AACC’s Clinical...
15-Mar-2017 12:15 PM EDT

Adhesives Research to Present on Hydrophilic Adhesive Technologies at AACC 2016

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Expert Herb Hand will be presenting on Adhesives Research's hydrophilic technologies on Tues, Aug. 2 and Wed, Aug. 3.
29-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Media Briefing and Q&A with Leading Researchers on Zika Virus and Diagnostic Testing

Leading researchers will discuss the global impact and role of diagnostic testing for the Zika virus as well as how the timing of infection affects pregnancy and newborns at a media briefing in advance of the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting &...
27-Jul-2016 8:45 AM EDT

CDC Official to Advise Labs on Testing Patients for Ebola Now That First Case of Deadly Virus Has Been Confirmed in the U.S.

Now that the Ebola virus has arrived in the U.S., the ability of clinical laboratories to quickly identify patients who need treatment and require isolation will play a critical role in preventing an outbreak. To help labs prepare for this, AACC...
2-Oct-2014 10:50 AM EDT

Early Alzheimer’s Blood Test Co-Developer to Discuss How the Test Could Be the First Step in Developing Treatments to Halt or Slow Alzheimer’s at 2014 AACC Annual Meeting

In March of this year, a team of Georgetown University scientists published research showing that, for the first time ever, a blood test has the potential to predict Alzheimer’s disease before patients start showing symptoms. AACC is pleased to...
23-May-2014 9:40 AM EDT

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